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The Golden Age of Shipbuilding

>Excerpts from
Maine: The Pine Tree State

Chapter 13 Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Period of Ascendancy
by Lawrence C. Allin

Where to order this book:
University of Maine Press
Room 326
5717 Corbett Hall
Orono, ME 04469
TEL: 207-581-1408
FAX: 207-581-1490


Other Maritime History Links

   Maine Maritime Museum

   Penobscot Marine Museum

   The Marine Art Information Center A large site about maritime art.



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HOME: The Story of Maine on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network was made in partnership with the Maine State Museum. Major funding was provided by the  Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency committed to fostering innovation, leadership and a lifetime of learning. Additional funding provided by Elsie Viles.
Major funding for previous seasons of  HOME: The Story of Maine was made possible by a grant from Rural Development, a part of the USDA. Special support is provided by The Maine State Museum and Northeast Historic Films.